2010 The Meeting of the Americas, Foz do Iguaçu, 8–12 August 2010


08/08/2010 to 12/08/2010


The major event will be a Union symposium "Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Latin America and the Caribbean". The symposium will contribute to better understanding of physical phenomena behind natural hazards and to disaster risk analysis in Latin America and the Caribbean region and will promote further research in an interdisciplinary framework focused on natural hazards, risk assessment and reduction. The symposium's topics includes geohazard processes associated with risk and disasters in the region; analysis of disaster risk causes, drivers and impacts; understanding the factors and processes that contribute to the social construction of risk; and climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

For more information and registration: ENHANS, Meeting of the Americas

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